Sarah Kennedy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Graduate Schools :
  • MA, Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey (2008)
  • MS, University of Miami (2015)
  • PhD, University of Miami (2017)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Puget Sound (WA) (2003)
Internship:
  • University of California (San Diego) Program (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Psychology (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Professional Titles

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Publications

  • Hawks, J. L, Kennedy, S. M., Holzman, J. B. W., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2020). Development and application of an innovative transdiagnostic treatment approach for pediatric irritability. Behavior Therapy, 51, 334-349.
  • Ehrenreich-May, J., Simpson, G., Stewart, L. M., Kennedy, S. M., Rowley, A. N., Beaumont, A., Alessandri, M., Storch, E. A., Laugeson, E. A., Frankel, F. D., & Wood, J. J. (2020). Treatment of anxiety in older adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 83, 1-32.
  • Kennedy, S. M., Halliday, E., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2020). Identifying predictors and early indicators of non-response to a transdiagnostic treatment for children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 1-15.
  • Kennedy, S. M., Lanier, H., Ehrenreich-May, J. Salloum, A., & Storch, A. E. (2020). Development and implementation of a transdiagnostic, stepped-care approach to treating emotional disorders in children via telehealth. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2020.06.001
  • Kennedy, S. M. & Hawks, J. (2020). A randomized controlled pilot trial testing an inhibitory learning approach to exposure in anxious youth. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.
  • Ehrenreich-May, J., & Kennedy, S. M. (In Press). Applications of the Unified Protocols for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Kennedy. S. M., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (In Press). An introduction to the Unified Protocols for Children and Adolescents. In J. Ehrenreich-May & S. M. Kennedy (Eds.). Applications of the unified protocols for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hawks, J. L., Kennedy, S. M., & Holzman, J. B. W. (In Press). Treatment of irritability using the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children. In J. Ehrenreich-May & S. M. Kennedy (Eds.). Applications of the unified protocols for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Smith, P. A., Van Horn, A., McCollum, S., Christian, C., Kennedy, S. M., & Storch, E. (In Press). Integrating group and tele-therapy into public school settings: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Family Strengths.
  • Tonarely, N. A., Kennedy, S. M., Halliday, E., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (In Press). Impact of youth transdiagnostic treatment on parents’ own emotional responding and socialization behaviors. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Eating Disorders
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Phobias
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Panic Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Child and Teen Health - Parenting
  • Child and Teen Health
Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MA, Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey (2008)
  • MS, University of Miami (2015)
  • PhD, University of Miami (2017)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Puget Sound (WA) (2003)
Internships:
  • University of California (San Diego) Program (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Psychology (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
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